vine·​yard | \ ˈvin-yərd How to pronounce vineyard (audio) , British also -ˌyärd \

Definition of vineyard

1 : a planting of grapevines
2 : a sphere of activity : field of endeavor toilers in the vineyard of diplomacy— Daniel Schorr

Examples of vineyard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yoga in the vineyard followed, and a high school classmate of Lipman’s gave glass-blowing demonstrations. Washington Post, 17 Sep. 2021 Sleeping in a treehouse in a vineyard is even cooler. Los Angeles Times, 2 Sep. 2021 Here are just a few wineries worth checking out: Lorimar Vineyards and Winery Lorimar Vineyards and Winery, a Tuscan-style winery in Temecula Valley, is a 22-acre estate vineyard, in which the first vines of Cabernet Sauvignon were planted in 2000. Giovanna Caravetta, Travel + Leisure, 14 Aug. 2021 Greece even has a nascent natural wine culture, motivated as much by resurrecting traditional practices as by working with fewer chemicals in the vineyard and less intervention in the cellar. New York Times, 6 Aug. 2021 Then there are the two cars rusting away in the vineyard. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 26 May 2021 The opening scene with John Valentine plucking a grape from a bunch in the vineyard, bursting it, and tasting the juice is great! Steffan Triplett, Vulture, 17 May 2021 Improving inputs in the vineyard over the years, Brughelli believes, has had a major impact. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 3 May 2021 Unlike the Ultramarine wines, which are single-vineyard and single-vintage, the Cruse Tradition is composed of multiple vintages and vineyards throughout the state. Esther Mobley,, 23 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of vineyard

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 Sep 2021

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“Vineyard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of vineyard

: a field where grapes are grown


vine·​yard | \ ˈvin-yərd How to pronounce vineyard (audio) \

Kids Definition of vineyard

: a field of grapevines


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